On October 27, 2020 Dejuan Evans, 30, was sentenced to 288 months in prison for two carjackings and related firearms offenses in Charlotte, NC. In addition to the prison term imposed, a U.S. District Judge also ordered Dejuan to serve five years under court supervision.
On June 18, 2018, Dejuan carjacked at gunpoint a victim at a 7-Eleven located at 1501 North Tryon Street in Charlotte, NC.
Dejuan approached the victim, who was walking back to his parked vehicle, pointed a firearm in the victim’s face and fled the scene in the victim’s pick-up truck. Two days after the carjacking incident, on June 20, 2018, Dejuan and another individual were involved in an assault on Dejuan’s own grandmother during which her purse was stolen.
Immediately after the assault Dejuan was captured on bank surveillance video driving the stolen pick-up truck and using his grandmother’s stolen ATM card.
On July 2, 2018, Dejuan carjacked a pizza delivery man at an apartment complex in Charlotte, NC. According to trial testimony, the victim was delivering pizza at the apartment complex when Dejuan approached him in the parking lot, pointed a firearm at him, and ordered him to empty his pockets.
The victim complied and Dejuan fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle. City cops arrested Dejuan on July 10, 2018 as he was attempting to flee law enforcement. Law enforcement recovered a firearm from Dejuan's apartment.
At the time Dejuan committed the carjackings he was on pretrial release on state charges for robbery, and had cut off his electronic monitor. Dejuan also has prior offenses and he is prohibited from possessing a firearm.